The thirty-eight members of the Leadership Northeast Board of Directors provide direction and recommendation on policy, activities and content for all LNE operations, including its six programs. Consisting entirely of Leadership alumni, these dedicated volunteers contribute their time, talent and treasure toward the ongoing progress and growth of our organization. Their experience, vision and support make the organization’s efforts possible.
Lissa Bryan-Smith, Chairperson
Chief Administrative Officer, Geisinger
James A. Brogna, First Vice-Chair
Vice President, Strategic Partnership Development, Allied Services
Terri Morgan, Second Vice-Chair
Banking Officer, M & T Bank
Melissa Wolf, CPA, Secretary/Treasurer
Senior Manager, Baker Tilly
Donald Brominski, Executive Committee
Director of Business Development, UGI Utilities Inc.
Brian Stahl, Esq., Executive Committee
Partner, Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn, PC
Phil W. Amend, Chair, LNE Advisory Council
Vice President, One Source HR Solutions
Andrea L. Caladie, CPA, Chairperson
Partner, Baker Tilly
Joseph Calore, Chair, LNE Alumni Council
Director of Weatherization, Commission on Economic Opportunity
Board of Directors:
Robert M. Belza
Vice President of Corporate Partnerships
Eric Bleiler, CPA/PFS, CFP
Northeast Advisors, Inc.
Executive Director of Institutional Advancement
Luzerne County Community College
Kieran Casey, Esq.
Rosenn, Jenkins and Greenwald, LLP
Ida Castro, Esq.
Vice President for Social Justice & Diversity
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
President & CEO
Robert M. Chepalonis
PA Commission for the U.S. Semiquincentennial
Wells Fargo Bank
Kathleen A. Foley
Vice President of Student Affairs
Chief Financial Officer
Director of Human Resources
Berkshire Hathaway GUARD
Sales Operations Manager
Geisinger Health Plan
Associate Vice President, Clinical Operations
Michael A. Lombardo
Mayor, City of Pittston
Director of Development & Marketing, Quad Three Group, Inc
Human Resources Director
Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame
Frederick A. Pettit, Esq.
Vice President, Institutional Advancement
Director of Operations
Jennifer Stull, Esq.
Vice President & Wealth Management
Wico Van Genderen
President and CEO
Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Business & Industry
Community Bank, N.A.
Carl Witkowski, III
Executive Vice President, Chief Relationship Manager
Group Capital, LLC
Special Assistant to the President, External Affairs
Director, Remittance Processing & Document Management